Karl Marx: The Greatest Intellectual Fraud of the 19th and 20th Centuries

An impressive new biography looks at the original Jewish leftist—and shines light on the appeal of radical politics for Jews

Daybreak: Israel’s Northern Front

Plus it’s Britain’s Iranian embassy’s turn to be stormed, and more in the news

Sundown: Has Obama Lost Mideast Cred?

Plus the real problem with Palin, and more

Time Magazine’s Anti-Semites of the Year

Also, Mark Zuckerberg won this year

Eyewitness

A collection of Vasily Grossman’s shorter work offers a chance to reassess the Soviet master’s life and legacy. A conversation with Grossman translator Robert Chandler.

Devastated

Timothy Snyder’s Bloodlands contextualizes the story of Eastern European Jewry’s sad fate without relativizing it

The Firebrand

A new biography tries to extinguish the myth of the kinder, gentler Trotsky

‘Birther’ Leader On Colbert

Woman, born a Soviet Jew, warns of Obama

Curtain Call

What does Chagall have to do with Russian Yiddish theater?

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